University of Arkansas publishes 2016 disease guide

University of Arkansas disease guideThe University of Arkansas has published its latest guide to diseases of tree and row crops ranging from apples to zucchini, including soybeans and rice. The 95-page guide, known officially as MP154, is available free for the download at www.uaex.edu.

With rice, for example, the guide provides disease-control measures from seed treatments to kernel smut and neck blast.

The soybean section addresses seedborne pathogens and continues through to foliar problems, such as soybean rust. It also contains a chart so you can compare efficacy of various products against specific diseases.

In addition, the guide contains information for cotton, wheat, corn, peanuts, vegetables, small fruit and tree fruit.